"authentic assessment" blog posts
Posted on: 26 January 2022 | Category: General
In Episode 16, in addition to lightbulb moments, treasure island pedagogies/props and luxury items, we talked about being responsive to our students’ needs, and going back to basics if need be, the pedagogy of kindness, the role of lectures and the importance of listening as part of the learning process.
Posted on: 14 October 2021 | Category: General
In Episode 12, in addition to lightbulb moments, treasure island pedagogies, props and luxury items, our discussion rowed forwards, backwards, in full circles and spirals. We touched upon student-centred learning, authentic assessment, the concept of expansive learning, respect, the idea of learning with and from our students. We also observed that sharing knitting patterns as a communal activity is akin to the act of sharing and comparing our individual teaching practice.
Posted on: 2 October 2020 | Category: General
In Episode 2, our guests share their lightbulb moments, including getting students to 'take' feedback, the importance of reflection, using play for conceptual understanding with Lego and ways of engaging environmental science students with hydrology. We also hear how the coronavirus pandemic has encouraged creativity when preparing for Hybrid Active Learning and socially distanced teaching.
Posted on: 23 July 2019 | Category: Conference & Event Reports
On the 20th June, the University of Liverpool hosted the first of a series of Turnitin on Campus events. These events held on campuses across Europe bring together academics, researchers and learning technologists to discuss topics that touch on cultivating academic excellence.
Posted on: 11 June 2019 | Category: Conference & Event Reports
Ben and I travelled to PebblePad HQ in Shropshire to upskill as ‘super users’ of the University portfolio and learning journey platform. The plan after undertaking the course is to impart our newly acquired knowledge across the institution through CIE’s digital education workshops, support and guides.